Program Manager
Job Details
Boston, MA - , MA
Description

Are you ready to make a difference? At MIND we are passionate about achieving our mission of ensuring that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the worlds most challenging problems. We are looking for a dynamic, strategic leader with a passion for transforming math education in Massachusetts and across the world.

This Program Manager will lead a team of passionate Education Success Managers, partner closely with a family foundation focused on helping deepen MINDs impact, collaborate with educators across Massachusetts, work cross-departmentally to delight our district partners, and keep the entire project organized and on an upward trajectory.

The mission of this program is that Massachusetts will serve as a pilot site to test and create a best in class ST Math delivery model which:

  1. Works for all students and differentiates across school contexts
  2. Grounds all students in conceptual math and productive struggle as an integral part of their math education, leading to measurable gains in student outcomes
  3. Brings a sense of joy and confidence to teaching and learning math

Do you have what it takes to join our team?

  • Are you enthusiastic about math education, particularly at the elementary level?
  • Do you live in and love Massachusetts?
  • Can you paint a clear vision and bring people together to accomplish it?
  • Do you enjoy analyzing large amounts of data to prioritize projects?
  • Are you a servant leader dedicated to coaching and supporting others?
  • Can you give examples of complex programs you have overseen that required collaboration and a high level of organization?
  • Do you pride yourself in being able to foster an atmosphere of autonomy and trust where candid feedback is welcomed in the quest for continuous improvement?
  • Does your work reflect your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion?
  • Are you ready to partner closely with an inspiring group of highly intelligent consultants in the family foundation that makes this program possible?

Did you answer, Yes! or even, Absolutely! to all of the above? Great! Lets get down to specifics. Our ideal candidate will have:

Our ideal candidate will have:

Master-level strategic skills to:

  • Set a vision for the customer journey in this three-year program and beyond
  • Be on a quest for continuous improvement
  • Creatively organize a small team to make a large impact, owning the hiring, training, coaching, and support of full and part time colleagues
  • Partner closely with Product, Engagement (marketing), and Partnerships (sales) to ensure that Massachusetts needs are met
  • Develop and implement recovery plans for off-schedule and unanticipated deliverables
  • Coordinate strategic recruitment of new districts with our sales counterparts

A deep love for data to:

  • Coordinate collection and development of metrics and user feedback, share improvement plans, issues and their resolutions, and all other pertinent details with all stakeholders
  • Proactively consult with districts to gain greater fidelity in their ST Math implementations
  • Manage all aspects of the program budget

Unparalleled communication skills to:

  • Serve as the main point of contact in the Education Success department with our philanthropic partners, proactively keeping them informed and iterating on our work regularly with them
  • Monitor and report on progress trends regularly, provide individual school and district reporting, and develop and implement intervention plans for districts needing additional support
  • Share insights into data trends and recommend solutions
  • Plan and conduct meetings that build trust in MIND and the project
  • Host customer feedback sessions and collate feedback to make improvements
  • Serve as an ST Math program expert

After reading about the opportunity on our team, are you more excited than you were before? If so, this probably means that you have prior experience as a program manager, math educator, and/or administrator, and have managed a team in the past. Still saying Yes!? Then we absolutely want to talk with you!

This position reports to the VP of Education Success. This role must be conducted from Massachusetts, although exact geography in the state is flexible. This role will require up to 70% travel when that is safe to do.

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